His Holiness the Dalai Lama Arrives in Hamburg

August 22nd 2014

Hamburg, Germany, 22 August 2014 - Leaving the sweltering monsoon heat of New Delhi behind, His Holiness the Dalai Lama last night flew to Germany. After a short stopover in Frankfurt, he arrived in Hamburg before midday.


His Holiness the Dalai Lama poses for a photo with the owners of his hotel, Mr & Mrs Block, and their staff on his arrival in Hamburg, Germany on August 22, 2014.
Photo/Jeremy Russell/OHHDL

He was met at the airport by the Indian Consul General in Hamburg, Dr Vidhu Nair, the Director of the Committee organizing his visit, Christof Spitz, Resident Teacher at the Tibet Centre, Geshe Pema Samten and the Director of the Centre, Stephanie Krüger. A brisk drive into Hamburg city brought him to his hotel, where members of the local Tibetan community and other well-wishers cheered his arrival and gave him a warm welcome.

Among his engagements during his stay in Hamburg, His Holiness will speak tomorrow on secular ethics. The following two days he will teach Shantideva’s classic work, ‘A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life’, concluding his Buddhist teachings with an Avalokiteshvara empowerment. He will also visit the Hamburg Museum of Ethnology, which is currently presenting an exhibition about Tibetan nomads and their vanishing way of life, and meet with Tibetan and inter-religious groups.
 

Latest News

His Holiness the Dalai Lama Expresses his Sadness over the Earthquake in Italy
August 26th 2016
Dharamsala, HP, India, 26 August 2016 - In a letter to the Prime Minister of Italy, Matteo Renzi, His Holiness the Dalai Lama expressed his sadness at hearing reports of the devastating earthquake that struck Central Italy with loss of many lives and injuries to many people as well as widespread damage to property. His Holiness offered his condolences to the Prime Minister and to those that lost members of their families, friends and their homes in the tragedy.

A Farewell Lunch at Shiwatsel in Honour of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
August 25th 2016

‘Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life’ Concluded
August 22nd 2016

‘A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life’
August 21st 2016

Visiting Islamia Public High School, the Ladakh Nun's Association and Imam Bargah Mosque
August 18th 2016

Explore